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Maymont

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Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Richmond institution-a must visit on nice day

With spring weather here, this is the time to go. Very popular and worth the time. Take your time... read more

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MarkG-Goochland
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Richmond, Virginia
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Lovely visit

Really enjoyed our visit, it was a really lovely weather and Maymont looked really great. The... read more

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Linda M
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Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion, watching river otters at play, or petting a...more
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1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

With spring weather here, this is the time to go. Very popular and worth the time. Take your time and stroll around to see the exhibits and animals. If time permits go to the Dooley house. It is a beautiful place to go any season.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MarkG-Goochland
Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed our visit, it was a really lovely weather and Maymont looked really great. The Japanese garden was beautiful and we stayed for ages, just enjoying these surroundings. We wandered around the grounds for ages. Saw my first bald eagle! Staff were very helpful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Linda M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here with my wife. Very large open area to walk. The mansion was absolutely beautiful and very impressive inside. The grounds had an Italian and a Japanese garden. Loved the visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a very informative and nice tour. The house is beautiful. Seeing a Tiffany window was a treat.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank karenbC3615CX
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here to visit the grounds and hoped to tour the main house......but no tours on Monday. Not sure what that deal is. Very nice walking trails though and animals for kids to see. They even have three bison.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank geoffreys1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit especially on a nice day. Historic house/mansion to visit, beautiful walking trails and gardens and a petting zoo and other animal exhibits. Check their calendar for their nice special events.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank N4774RZroberth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting home tour in Historic section of Richmond. House was historically and architecturally fascinating. The surrounding gardens were just awesome - especially liked the huge waterfall that plunged down to the Japanese garden below. A great place to spend an afternoon in Richmond!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went here for a picnic date while in Richmond for business and it was such a beautiful park! The gardens weren’t in bloom but I wish they were because I’m sure it would of made it even more special. Great time!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hpalin013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a warm spring day. The flowers were blooming. It was a little crowded but hey... there is 100 acres. There is ample parking. We toured the mansion. It was a creative tour!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 12 February 2019

My daughter is studying Photography, when I brought her to Maymont, she could not believe how many professional photographers were there I think we counted 16. and we got some great photos too. Beautiful place to explore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank redbluekylorgan
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urmi_13
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As far as I know, but if you want they do allow riding in the park.
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15 November 2017|
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Response from Sally L | Reviewed this property |
I wish I did, I’ve never been to the event. I live in Tucson. But will check with my family!
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